My interest in nursing is divided between my passion for critical care and my love for teaching. I feel fulfilled by knowing that I made a difference in someone’s life.
I have hematology oncology/bone marrow transplant, trauma/neuro/surgical ICU, Emergency and CCU background as an RN. I was also a Family Nurse Practitioner in a private medical practice in a small town outside Zion National Park called Hurricane, Utah.
I am currently working in the CCU at KGH and as a Shift Coordinator at VJH in my “spare” time.
I have taught at colleges in the US and Canada; LPNs, Diploma RNs, Bachelors and Masters nurses, including NPs.
“Success is making a difference in the lives of others. Happiness is watching them grow because of it – Make a difference”.
MSN Nursing Education, University of Texas at Arlington – 1999
FNP Family Practice, University of Texas at Arlington – 1999
BSN Nursing, University of British Columbia – 1993
Arts French, University of Victoria – 1990
2013 UBCO/IHA – clinical worksheet resource for reporting handover
VJH – Shift Coordinator Documentation Template and Tool
2012 UBCO – Reporting and Assessment Clinical Tool.
2011 IHA – Vernon Jubilee Hospital Clinical Resources: (1) Staffing Flow Worksheet (Excel), (2) Report Worksheets for Shift Coordinators (Excel), Shift Coordinator 24 hour Worksheet (Publisher)
1998 Unpublished research publication – (HIV and standard/universal precautions)